Friday, September 09, 2016

Kentucky State, Day One

No pictures today, my friend Mary Eileen Russel was there and she's the official photographer for the Bushwackers.  She told me that she'd get plenty of pics, and I'm sure that I'll be sharing these as soon as she posts them.

We shot category matches today.  The categories put shooters of like age into their proper category.  Both mens and womens, Traditional (up to age 48), 49'r (age 49 to 59), Senior (age 60 to 64), Super Senior (65-69), Old Timers (70-75) and Golden Gun (75 up).

So, PawPaw was shooting with a bunch of Seniors, about nine of us in the category.  It was a 3X match, which means that you have to lose three times before you're out.  PawPaw was shooting well, feeling loose, laughing and cutting-up with friends.  When we got to about the sixth round, I realized that I was still in it.  They whittled the last few down, then it came to me and a fellow who calls himself  KJ Kwik.

They called our names and we walked out to the line.  It didn't hit me until the end of the match, and he beat me handily, but PawPaaw is now the second place senior champion for the State of Kentucky.

I'm going to get a trophy tomorrow night at the banquet, declaring that fact.  Ain't that a kick in the ass?


Matt said...

Good for you Pawpaw!

Anonymous said...

Way to show your stuff!

Melissa Dezendorf said...

Congratulations! It's awesome to see positive results from all that practice and training. Enjoy it!

Old NFO said...

Woo hoo! :-)